Kansas City Christian School Association

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Kansas City Christian is a PreK-12 school in Prairie Village, Kansas that offers a Christ-centered learning environment where students experience the transformational love of God and grow in their faith in the context of education. Through academic excellence, solid biblical teaching, fellowship and mentoring, students are prepared to hear and respond to God's call in their lives, sharing His Truth and love wherever they go.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Kansas City Christian School
4801 W. 79th St.
Prairie Village, KS 66208

Website: kcchristianschool.org

Phone: 913-648-5227

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 480623381

CEO/President: Todd Zylstra

Chairman: Eric Buresh

Board size: 9

Founder: ten Kansas City families

Ruling year: 1963

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2000


Purpose: To transform the lives of those we serve by teaching them to faithfully follow Jesus and equipping them to impact the world with intellect, intention, love and service.

Mission statement

Vision: To be a vibrant, Christ-centered community where students develop a solid biblical worldview, grow in authentic relationships with Jesus, and step boldly into His purpose and perfect will for their lives.

Statement of faith

Our vision scripture is the main scriptural lens through which God is calling us to serve. This verse will be the main filter for which Kansas City Christian will accomplish God's calling and holy purpose for the school: infusing a biblical worldview and a passion for Jesus Christ into an excellent academic program.

"Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is- His good, pleasing and perfect will." [ROMANS 12:2] NIV

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: K-12 Schools/Academies

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating130 of 10229 of 38
Fund acquisition rating62 of 10259 of 38
Resource allocation rating531 of 102525 of 38
Asset utilization rating204 of 10228 of 38

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$28,699$64,593$54,686$46,888$156,228
Short-term investments$10,946$11,673$11,246$10,000$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$1,055,642$493,550$2,278,913$878,553$279,090
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$6,666,807$6,660,212$3,533,591$2,230,208$2,120,934
Other long-term assets$431,800$428,900$0$0$5,813
Total long-term assets$7,098,607$7,089,112$3,533,591$2,230,208$2,126,747
Total assets$8,154,249$7,582,662$5,812,504$3,108,761$2,405,837
Payables and accrued expenses$325,630$276,033$850,616$215,037$206,616
Other current liabilities$312,504$393,874$386,298$377,813$381,710
Total current liabilities$638,134$669,907$1,236,914$592,850$588,326
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$13,145$14,743$13,749$11,533$5,355
Total long-term liabilities$3,360,034$2,967,199$2,341,179$1,760,516$1,707,140
Total liabilities$3,998,168$3,637,106$3,578,093$2,353,366$2,295,466
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$3,634,030$3,512,052$886,283($66,671)($116,075)
With donor restrictions$522,051$433,504$1,348,128$822,066$226,446
Net assets$4,156,081$3,945,556$2,234,411$755,395$110,371
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$1,151,074$2,653,178$2,111,931$1,425,602$754,348
Program service revenue$3,755,286$3,997,096$3,982,036$3,833,701$3,632,670
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$171$734$286($15,047)$0
Other revenue($30)($4,135)($4,170)$7,500($3,964)
Total other revenue$3,755,427$3,993,695$3,978,152$3,826,154$3,628,706
Total revenue$4,906,501$6,646,873$6,090,083$5,251,756$4,383,054
Program services$3,736,005$3,954,712$3,767,842$3,770,878$3,470,551
Management and general$855,096$885,633$790,008$779,284$816,969
Total expenses$4,695,249$4,936,155$4,612,313$4,606,732$4,345,123
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$211,252$1,710,718$1,477,770$645,024$37,931
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$211,252$1,710,718$1,477,770$645,024$37,931


Todd ZylstraHead of School$107,746
Susan WattersonController$63,263

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2020

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